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Subject: O.T. - but it's about books!
Date Posted: 12/9/2011 10:55 AM ET
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I placed an order to Better World Books and I thought this was the cutest response telling me that my books are on their way:\\

 

(Your book(s) asked to write you a personal note - it seemed unusual, but who are we to say no?)

Holy canasta! It's me... it's me! I can't believe it is actually me! You could have picked any of over 2 million books but you picked me! I've got to get packed! How is the weather where you live? Will I need a dust jacket? I can't believe I'm leaving Mishawaka, Indiana already - the friendly people, the Hummer plant, the Linebacker Lounge - so many memories. I don't have much time to say goodbye to everyone, but it's time to see the world!

I can't wait to meet you! You sound like such a well read person. Although, I have to say, it sure has taken you a while! I don't mean to sound ungrateful, but how would you like to spend five months sandwiched between Jane Eyre (drama queen) and Fundamentals of Thermodynamics (pyromaniac)? At least Jane was an upgrade from that stupid book on brewing beer. How many times did the ol' brewmaster have one too many and topple off our shelf at 2am?

I know the trip to meet you will be long and fraught with peril, but after the close calls I've had, I'm ready for anything (besides, some of my best friends are suspense novels). Just five months ago, I thought I was a goner. My owner was moving and couldn't take me with her. I was sure I was landfill bait until I ended up in a Better World Books book drive bin. Thanks to your socially conscious book shopping, I've found a new home. Even better, your book buying dollars are helping kids read from Brazil to Botswana.

But hey, enough about me, I've been asked to brief you on a few things:

We sent your order to the following address:

Date Posted: 12/9/2011 11:07 AM ET
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That's too cute!! :)

 

Date Posted: 12/9/2011 11:13 AM ET
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Will I need a dust jacket?

This line really cracked me up!

Date Posted: 12/9/2011 11:14 AM ET
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I love it!  How very clever!

Date Posted: 12/9/2011 11:25 AM ET
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<snort>  Who knew Jane Eyre was a drama queen?  cheeky

Too cute.

Date Posted: 12/9/2011 12:48 PM ET
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Bwahahhahaha, I love it!

Date Posted: 12/9/2011 1:04 PM ET
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Very cute, but dangerous for me--I already am too attached to my books, now I'll never want to get rid of any, thinking of them waiting on a shelf to be adopted by someone else!  smiley

Diane

Date Posted: 12/9/2011 3:24 PM ET
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Love it -- very clever!

Date Posted: 12/9/2011 9:14 PM ET
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Very clever

Kat (polbio) -
Date Posted: 12/10/2011 10:15 AM ET
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Very cute, but dangerous for me--I already am too attached to my books, now I'll never want to get rid of any, thinking of them waiting on a shelf to be adopted by someone else

I'm with you Diane. Once I start thinking of someone's or somethings feelings I am hooked.

That was a really cute notice you recieved Jeanne.



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